East Bardhaman: Bus rivalry causing and increasing road Accident. West Bengal Transportation Minister Shubhendu Adhikary in a road safety week program, West Bengal government has taken initiative to control accident. Police and district administration has organised the program at Purbasha bus stand.
He said, it is unfortunate that people will lose life in rivalry. Bengal has the courage to change the scenario. So government is keen to change commission trend and assured a fix timetable for the bus drivers. State is all set to place a notice on overloading truck with stone and sand which will be forwarded to district administration.
State govt introduced ‘Safe Drive, Save Life’ program which has reduced the percentage of accidents. But he also accepted flaws in the program.
In the Road Safety Week program there minister Swapan Debnath, State Transportation Secretary Narayanswaroop Nigam, ADG Bibek Sahay, Director of transportation department Tapan Rudra, Pollution Control Dept secretary Subrata Mukherjee, Zilla Parishad President Debu Tudu, District Magistrate Anurag Srivastav, MLA’s Subhash Mondal and Nishith Malik and other district officials.
On Friday, a bus service has been introduced from Bhatar to Kolkata. Apart from this district has been incorporated under many government scheme. He trasferred speed leisure gun to Bardhaman and Chinsurah police commisionerate. A special spect to some drivers.
There will be a separate office to control pollution in Asansol. An ARTo office in Katwa, new bus stand in Guskara and Manteswar. All these will be inaugarated on September 5.
On the other hand he said, 16 ferry ghat will be reformed in East Midnapore for which 70 crore has been given. Many people are getting trained for the ferry service.